Workforce Credit Certificate Courses
This course describes the purposes, types, and methods of patrol; the characteristics and uses of different methods of patrol; the factors to consider when patrolling at night; the responsibilities of an officer when preparing for patrol duty; and the kinds of hazards related to patrol duty. It also teaches techniques for developing and improving perception and observation, for becoming familiar with the patrol area, for responding to crimes, for investigating the crime scene, and for pursuit. It defines the term fresh pursuit. This course includes the laws of arrest and how these laws impact law enforcement; the conditions, requirements, and restrictions placed on a legal lineup/show-up by the Supreme Court; when an officer can conduct a stop and frisk, and what actions the officer can legally take to perform the task.